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VWL2619 Letter from Gerald Finzi to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Uncle Ralph

The Oxford performance1 was good, but having heard the Manchester broadcast, & again, last night, the Phil...

19530122
VWL2255 Letter from Hubert Foss to Ralph Vaughan Williams

My dear Ralph,

I have a number of things to write to you about.  I hope you will excuse me if I fill a page or two, numbering my subjects...

19510620
VWL537 Letter from Karl Straube to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Sir

I had the honour and great pleasure of bringing out your Mass in G-minor in St Thomas’s Church Leipzig, if I should be not wrong,...

19231205
VWL488 Letter from Lucy Broadwood to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Ralph,

Thank you a million times for the gorgeously beautiful Symphony you gave us on Thursday.1  I hope that some of our...

19220129
VWL2612 Letter from Michael Kennedy to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Dear Uncle Ralph,

Eslyn and I were both thrilled by “Antartica” and by the warm reception it has been accorded, and we were more than...

19530118
VWL4610 Letter from Patrick Hadley and Henry Balfour Gardiner to Ralph Vaughan Williams

That was a great occasion the other evening - one of the more important events that have occurred during my lifetime. The hall seemed to be...

19350412
VWL4035 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams for the Coldharbour parish magazine

I thought that the singing of the choir was very good, both in quality of tone and in the style of singing. This proves the excellence of Miss...

19311022
VWL954 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

How very nice of you to write. I had no idea you were there - I wish I had seen you.1
It would indeed give me...

19310920
VWL2670 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

It was wonderful of you to come the other night, and your praise has been a great stimulus.1
As regards...

19530318
VWL1234 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Adrian Boult

Dear Adrian

Thank you very much for a most beautiful and moving performance last Sunday - quite frankly I was rather dreading it because I...

19330408

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